Elaine A. Panek

July 25, 1924 ~ February 24, 2018 (age 93)

Elaine Anna Panek passed on into eternity on February 24 at the age of 93.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois to Esther and Joseph McCall on July 25, 1924.  Elaine was preceded in death by her husband James and brother Joseph (Mary Lou) McCall.  She is survived by her children James (Cynthia) Panek, Brian Panek, Diane (David) Koepke, grandchildren Amy, Nathan and Jeffrey (Kathleen) Panek, Matthew (Carolyn) Koepke, Korrie (Jason) McFarlane, Andrew (Sara) Koepke and sixteen great-grandchildren.  Elaine was a woman of great faith and had been active in Church activities.  She enjoyed Bible studies, interior decorating, movies and getting together with family and friends.  Elaine can be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, with an upbeat attitude and a great sense of humor.  A memorial service for Elaine will be held at 6:30 P.M. Thursday March 1, 2018 at the Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 4291 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100, Southfield MI 48033-7443
Tel: 1-616-459-4588

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Great Lakes Chapter
4595 Broadmoor Ave SE Ste 230, Grand Rapids MI 49512

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